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California’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.6 Percent

California’s unemployment rate hit 7.6 percent in May, maintaining its steady decline past pre-recession levels, the state Employment Development Department reported on Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–06/20/2014

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‘Synthetic’ ID Theft Emerging As Fastest-Growing Type Of Consumer Fraud

A Marina del Rey man has been convicted on charges related to a rapidly-growing high-tech crime known as synthetic identity theft, according to an exclusive KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

06/19/2014

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After Being Burglarized, Newbury Park Woman Wrote Touching Letter To The Thieves

Carra Robertson wrote a letter to the Thousand Oaks Acorn but the missive was written to be a message to the person or persons who took her property.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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Report: American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Forced Out Of Board Of Directors

The board voted Wednesday night to replace Dov Charney as chairman of the downtown L.A.-based company, according to a new report.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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In-N-Out Raises Prices, Blames Cost Of Ingredients

In-N-Out is the latest fast food chain to raise its prices due to the soaring costs of core ingredients like dairy and beef.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2014

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Starbucks To Open Online College Program For Baristas

Starbucks announced a program Monday intended to help its baristas earn an online college degree.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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General Motors Recalls 3.2M Additional Vehicles

General Motors recalling 3.2 million additional cars in the US for ignition switch problems.

06/16/2014

A computer glitch caused long lines in Target stores nationwide and around the Southland Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Computer Glitch At Target Frustrates Customers Around Southland

Shoppers also took to Twitter and posted pictures of the long lines.

06/15/2014

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Twitter Suspends ‘TweetDeck’ After App Is Hacked

A tweet containing computer code propagated itself through Twitter Wednesday by taking advantage of a security flaw in Twitter’s TweetDeck application.

06/11/2014

The City Council is considering legislation similar to a living wage ordinance passed in 2007 for workers employed in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Committee Recommends $15.37 Minimum Wage For Non-Unionized Hotel Workers

Members of the council’s Economic Development Committee are suggesting an increase from the state’s minimum wage of $8 to $15.37 be implemented for workers at hotels with at least 300 rooms by July 1, 2015.

06/10/2014

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9 In 10 Californians Alarmed By Drought

The recent USC Dornsife-Los Angeles Times poll says 89 percent of voters surveyed view the drought as a “crisis or major problem.” Yet only 16 percent say it’s affected them.

06/06/2014

A new lawsuit claims former state regulators helped Boeing sidestep plans to clean up nuclear contamination at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. (Photo credit: CBS)

Report: Ex-Calif. Regulators Helped Boeing Derail Santa Susana Cleanup

Former state regulators allegedly helped officials with Boeing derail the cleanup of a partial nuclear meltdown site in Simi Valley, according to a new report.

06/06/2014

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Study: LA Ranks Worst In The Nation For Traffic

The City of Angels has the worst traffic in the nation, according to a new report by GPS navigation company Tom Tom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2014

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Police Warn Wildomar Church Parishioners Of Possible ID Theft After Donations Reported Stolen

Police say an employee of Saint Francis of Rome Church on April 15 discovered a theft of personal check and cash donations from the previous week.

06/03/2014

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LA Doctor Charged With $33 Million Medicare Fraud

Dr. Robert A. Glazer, 67, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. He was arrested May 13 and is free on bond, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

06/03/2014

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2011 Motorcycle Show Comes To Long Beach

Progressive International Motorcycle Shows was in Long Beach from December 9-11, bringing together motorcycle enthusiasts and manufacturers who showed off their latest models and accessories.

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Shocking Cigarette Labels

Nine new warning labels that feature graphic images that convey the dangers of smoking will be required by the Food and Drug Administration to be on U.S. cigarette packs by 2012.

When summer gets too hot, it's time to cool things down! Gossip Girl actress Blake Lively poses in a wonderful cool-blue dress as she walks the red carpet at the 2011 MTV Movie Award. (Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

5 Hot Summer Colors

Summertime means fun time for many of us, but it may leave some wondering what to wear. Here are five colors that can do no wrong in your summer-wardrobe lineup!

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Gaming Industry Unveils Latest At E3 Expo

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, which began Tuesday, is giving the gaming industry a chance to debut their latest inventions.

Rohan Marley, son of late reggae musician Bob Marley, displays a Marley Jammin' Roots Rock Speakerbag featuring an FM radio and a docking station for iPhones and iPods from House of Marley while wearing the company's Marley Destiny Trenchtown Rock headphones on press preview day at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The company says it emphasizes "Bob Marley's vision of one love, one world through eco-conscious products."  CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology tradeshow, runs from January 6-9 and is expected to feature 2,700 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 126,000 attendees.(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

CES 2011 Debuts

All the latest in electronic toys, er, gadgets debuted this week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

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